Texas-Oklahoma Fireball & Video June 20, 2011

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The American Meteor Society has received numerous reports of a fireball occurring over Texas and Oklahoma near 11:45 pm CDT on June 20, 2011. Most reports state the maximum brightness was near that of the full moon.  Many colors were mentioned, blue being the most consistent. To view summaries of these reports, visit the AMS log for this event.

If you witnessed this fireball, please submit a fireball report.

Refer to event #602 for 2011.

The AMS will post photos/video should any become available to us.

Here’s an amazing video of the fireball captured by John Davis from central Texas.

June 20th 2011 Meteor over Central Texas from John Davis on Vimeo.

Clear Skies!

Robert Lunsford

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  • Terrence Ross 5 years ago

    Magnitude -5, Brighter Than Venus, Duration 2.5 Seconds, Blue-Green in Color

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  • John A Davis 5 years ago

    Hello, I caught this fireball on my meteor camera last night — wow! I am downloading the video now… I can share if interested.

    JOhn

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